New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
Neshannock Township police are investigating an apparent suicide discovered Tuesday at Pearson Park.
The body of a 71-year-old man was discovered in a wooded area of the park. Police did not release his name Tuesday pending notification of relatives.
However, officers said the man died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. There was no sign of foul play.
The body was found by someone walking through the park around 1:25 p.m., but police believe it had been there for several hours. It was noted Tuesday was Election Day and people were at the Hutchison Center early, but nothing was heard.